How often do we refuel?

Short Answer:  Depends on cruising, but usually about once a year.

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Do you have any concern about the age of the diesel when you buy in volume?

Short Answer: No - for a complete look at our fuel management watch this video - it's all about fuel: 

What time of the year should you travel to Alaska?

Short Answer:  Summer

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What Cruising Guides do we use for the North Coast of British Columbia?

Short Answer:  Waggoner & Douglas Guides

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A link to our favorite guides:

Do we carry a gun on board when we are in SE Alaska?

Short Answer:  No

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Have we ever gotten our anchor caught on the bottom?

Short Answer:  No

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What is Sea Ventures environmental footprint?

Short Answer:  Smaller than you might think

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What is our methodology for provisioning?

Short Answer:  We use Excel and our historical usage

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Do you have a drinking while cruising policy on Sea Venture?

Short Answer:  Yes we do - make sure and check it out before deciding to join us!

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How do you know you are not dragging your anchor?

Short Answer:  Anchor alarm, wind alarm, monitors, etc.

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How are the Washington State Park Mooring buoys?

Short Answer:  We do not use them - Sea Venture is too big!

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Oops!  There is an error in the video - the size limit for the state buoys generally 45 feet, with some additional restrictions in some locations. 

Is it hard to find fresh water in Canada and Alaska?

Short Answer:  In Alaska - limited to towns.  In Canada, it's harder

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What speed can you slow down to for trolling?

Short Answer:  2 knots or so

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How long does your 1,200 gallons of fresh water last while cruising?

Short Answer:  3 weeks without really rationing

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Is it hard to get moorage in SE Alaska?

Short Answer:  Depends on when and where

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What kind of cat litter do you use?

Short Answer:  Purina Tidy Cats Breeze System

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Here is a link for more information:                                  and go to the cat section 

How do you launch your tender from the upper deck?

Short Answer:  Use the crane

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How deep is the water where you see the bubble feeding whales?

Short Answer:  Lots of depths - check out the video for some show and tell examples

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Are they grizzly bears or brown bears?

Short Answer:  Turns out they are brown bears!

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Do you carry bear spray when hiking in Alaska?

Absolutely.  We also carry an air horn.